Revelation 21:14-10
Revelation 21, Page 17-10

Bible, KJV Translation
Repeating) 21:14  And the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and in them the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.

Re-evaluation Translation
Repeating) 21:14  The protective structure around Yehuveh’s people is based on twelve foundation principles, defined as the twelve core structures of the Lamb-king.

Significant Words and Comments:
Commentary on Revelation 21:14 continued (20 July 2008):  “The wall of the city had twelve foundations,” that is, twelve fundamental principles on which all the rest of the moral code is established. Torah presents these twelve commandments or foundation structures in Exodus 20:3-17 and Deuteronomy 5:7-21.

Explanation and Scriptural foundation of the tenth:

Structure #10:  Thou shalt not steal.” Exodus 20:15; Deuteronomy 5:19.

     Corresponding Quality from
Qabbalah, the Tree of Life: perseverance, stability
Companion Statutes and Right-Rulings (judgments) which raise a protective wall on this foundation.
Foundation Stone, Tribe, and Sign of Zadok  

Significance:  This boundary includes everything from shoplifting, embezzling, burglary, pilfering,
                carjacking, and open theft, to kidnapping and human trafficking.
All are destructive to peace,
                security, and prosperity

                    Notice that
lying about something, whether it was found, loaned, or stolen, is also theft: “If a
                soul sin, and commit a trespass against Yehuveh, and lie unto his neighbour in that which was
                delivered him to keep, or in fellowship, or in a thing taken away by violence, or hath deceived his
                neighbour; or have found that which was lost, and lieth concerning it, and sweareth falsely; in
                any of all these that a man doeth, sinning therein: Then it shall be, because he hath sinned, and
                is guilty, that he shall restore that which he took violently away, or the thing which he hath
                deceitfully gotten, or that which was delivered him to keep, or the lost thing which he found, or
                all that about which he hath sworn falsely; he shall even restore it in the principal, and shall
                add the fifth part more thereto, and give it unto him to whom it appertaineth, in the day of his
                trespass offering.”
Leviticus 6:2-5.
Gossip, deception, guile, slander, backbiting, and every related behavior steals a man’s
                reputation and ultimately his very life.
This boundary excludes every such conduct from our
“Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.” “I said, I will take heed to
                my ways, that I sin not with my tongue: I will keep my mouth with a bridle, while the wicked is
                before me.” “Wickedness is in the midst thereof: deceit and guile depart not from her streets.”
                “The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue is but for a moment.” “Death
                and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.” “A false
                witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall perish.”
Psalms 34:13; 39:1;
                55:11; Proverbs 12:19; 18:21; 19:9.
                   Yehuveh intended men to govern themselves under the boundaries of His righteous instruction—
the foundational twelve commandments, each with its twelve companion statutes and right
                rulings (judgments). Under these circumstances there would be no overseeing government to impose
                and collect taxes. Because of man’s corruption and rebellion, Yehuveh has permitted human
                governments to bear sway, and they extract their livelihood from such devices as taxes, licensure
                and regulation fees, and imposed fines. Nonetheless, such
forceful demanding of resources from
                others is robbery
. The exploitation and waste of an elite few in government and corporations, who
                advantage themselves on the labors of the masses,
stealing not only their earned resources, but
                their very lives, is as surely stealing
as is the most petty shoplifting of a single item. Continued . . .

Gael Bataman
Originally Written:               20 July 2008
Latest Update:                       5 November 2008

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